I’ve been having a ball working on antique inspired pieces. Maybe you’d like to try your hand at these, too?
You can visit my etsy shop to see more photos of these antique inspired mats by clicking here.
I’ve included simple, and not super good quality, patterns in this post. They are for your personal use, and should not be mass-produced either as patterns or finished pieces. As these are antique rugs, the designs are in the public domain… I love that! Unfortunately, as with so many antique rugs, there’s no information about the hooker, so credit cannot be given to any one individual. However, I like to let others know that the design is not mine by referring to my finishes as “antique inspired”.
“we win” original hooked rug
My favorite is the above, “We Win”. OH! Just look at all those missing/faded stitches ~ gorgeous! How, oh how! am I to reproduce those perfect imperfections? It was a challenge, but so much fun!
“we win” pattern
Above, you’ll find the pattern for, “We Win” ~ my apologies for the wrinkles.
“we win” colors
Above, are the colors I decided upon.
my punched “we win”
If you’d like to see more pictures of “We Win” you can click here to visit my etsy shop.
Next is “Two Horses”…
“two horses” original antique hooked rug
…and, here’s the pattern….
“two horses” pattern
…again, apologies for the wrinkles. Evidently, I forgot to photograph the colors I used, but here’s the list: p3, p4, 146, 5, h212, and o510.
Here’s the finish…
my punched “two horses”
You can see more pics of “Two Horses” by clicking here.
The last piece I finished is “Two Chickens One Horse” (aren’t I creative with my titles?).
“two chickens one horse” original hooked rug
“two chickens one horse” pattern
“two chickens one horse” colors
Unfortunately, the floss without labels are mystery colors.
my punched “two chickens one horse”
You can, of course, see more photos of “Two Chickens One Horse” by clicking here.
There you have it!
enjoy the coming of spring!